Turuchan pika

Turuchan pika

Turuchan pika
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Lagomorpha
Family: Ochotonidae
Genus: Ochotona
Subgenus: Pika
Species: O. turuchanensiss
Binomial name
Ochotona turuchanensis
Naumov, 1934
Turuchan pika range

The Turuchan pika (Ochotona turuchanensis) is a species of pika found in isolated regions in the Central Siberian Plateau. It is a rock dwelling species that is active during the day due to the low temperature at night. It was previously thought to be a subspecies of the northern pika.

References

  • IUCN Red List: Ochotona turuchanensis

Further Reading